In July 28th’s blog post, Debra Hallisey shared the challenge of self identifying as a caregiver and the immense challenges this can present both within a person and also externally in their work life. Today she continues her story into today’s present care situation and the resulting creation..
Employee. Elder Care. A New Journey.
Professional Work by Day. Caregiver Stress by Night.
Through our work with over 1 MM employees with access to our platform, we have found that many people simply do not realize they are caregivers. They are just being “a good daughter” or “ a dutiful son.” Or as a parent, it’s simply “just part of the job.” The reality is that facing the..
Real Companies, Tactics and Results- Employee Caregiver Benefits
Yesterday, Torchlight was honored to host an educational webinar, “Best Practices in Corporate Caregiving - Real Results.” Our conversation with ReACT and two of its member companies centered around the best practices that these world-class employers are implementing to support their employees..
Caregiving - A 12 Step Program
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. The reality is that nothing changes - if nothing ever changes. How does this relate to your employees who are on point to care for family members?
Nine Steps to "Out Caring" the Competition
The "Currency of Caring". In April, Torchlight’s Founder and CEO Adam Goldberg spoke about this new economy surrounding the battle for talent at the Health and Benefits Leadership Conference (It’s great - Listen!). He’s not the only one talking about it. Katie Burke, Chief People Officer at..
Who is a Modern Caregiver? Stop. Just listen...
If you are reading this, I feel confident stating that you are a caregiver. I also feel confident stating that many of you immediately just thought “No, I’m not. I don’t have (insert children, pets, spouse, ill parents).” Guess what - I said the same thing when I started working at Torchlight. I..
Company Culture. WHO. WHO are We?
While discussion around the importance of company culture has been around for decades, it's not going away. I have always subscribed to this whole heartedly and have seen it proven again and again. It matters. Culture directly impacts employee engagement. Employee engagement directly impacts..
Vegas, Baby, Vegas! Oh, and HR...
Those of us who develop and market solutions for employee benefits spend a lot of time talking about what HR leadership and companies SHOULD be concerned about. But are we correct? Why are we telling you what YOU should think? For three days, you told us...
HR Lingo, Your People and Their People
Every department in a company has their own jargon and lingo, which many of us use daily - and joke about at the same time (truly - watch that video. It’s hilarious!). Human Resources departments are no different, and there are a number of core terms that we hear HR professionals saying daily...
Snow, Penguin PJs and Flexible Benefits Strategy?
We hear about corporate flexibility, family policies, "new age" virtual approach to work so frequently that it's almost white noise now. The employee benefits space certainly has its buzz words and annual benefits trends. There is data (I love data) and analyst reports. But when push comes to..